Alvin Matsumoto, MD
Professor and Acting Head
Division of Gerontology & Geriatric Medicine
School of Medicine
University of Washington
By the end of this lecture, you should be able to:
Distinguish the presentation of thyroid disorders in older versus younger patients.
Interpret thyroid function testing in healthy older individuals and older patients with non-thyroidal illness.
Determine older patients with thyroid disorders who should be treated versus those who do not require treatment.
[From the Spring 2014 Geriatric Healthcare Lecture Series]